Barnabas, “son of consolation” (Acts 4:36)., a person Luke described as “a good man” (11:24), was chosen and sent by the Jerusalem church to investigate the mixed congregation of Jews and Gentiles in Syrian Antioch.
Jesus once asked his disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am” (Matt 16:13)? Who was Jesus anyway? Most people of His day viewed Him as some sort of prophet (John
Most of us live hurried lives. We are hard pressed at work, at home, and at church to accomplish more than a twenty-four hour day seems to allow. The demands are overwhelming. In fact, full
“Hebrew dudaim; i.e., “love-plants”, occurs only in Gen. 30:14-16″ and Cant. 7:13. Many interpretations have been given of this “word dudaim. It has been rendered “violets,” “Lilies,” “jasmines, “truffles or mushrooms,” “flowers,” the “citron,” etc. The weight of authority is in favour of its being regarded “as the Mandragora officinalis of botanists, “a near relative of” “the night-shades, the `apple of Sodom’ and the potato plant.” It” possesses stimulating and narcotic properties (Gen. 30:14-16). “The fruit of this plant resembles the potato-apple in size, and” “is of a pale orange colour. It has been called the “love-apple.” “The Arabs call it “Satan’s apple.” It still grows near” “Jerusalem, and in other parts of Palestine.”
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